NOTICE to the YACHTING and MARITIME COMMUNITY

FROM THE ROYAL SOUTHAMPTON YACHT CLUB and the ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE YACHT CLUB


In recognition of the 400th Anniversary of the departure of THE MAYFLOWER and SPEEDWELL You are invited to join with the Royal Southampton and Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Yacht Clubs in a GRAND PARADE OF SAIL - SATURDAY, 15 AUGUST 2020

Vessels/yachts will muster between Marchwood and Mayflower Park at 1030h departing at 1100h sailing to Greenland Buoy. Together with the ASTO sail training fleet, Tall Ships, Historical Vessels, VIPs and a myriad of other vessels, sail and motor, the spectacle will be a feature of our Maritime History and recognition of the valuable world-wide contribution Southampton has given over hundreds of years. Saturday’s Parade of Sail will be a significant reminder of the link between the south coast and beyond to the historic Mayflower voyage of 1620.

All arrangements are subject to COVID-19 Government Regulations at the time but we anticipate a successful launch to the event. Spectators on shore will find Mayflower Park, Town Quay, Weston Shore and Hythe will be good vantage points to view the spectacle.


To register your vessel, please email RSYC Capt. of Cruising lauriebates@mac.com 023 8084 7852 and sign on to the Parade of Sail.

Alternatively contact mayflower400@rnvryc.org/07932 674894. Full instructions will be forwarded to you upon registration.
Ask about the flotilla following to Dartmouth and Plymouth. For more information about the Mayflower 400 celebrations visit the official website at www.mayflower400uk.com

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